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Data Seal of Approval conference — Oct. 8
October 8, 2013 @ 12:00 am
The second annual Data Seal of Approval Conference will take place Tuesday, Oct. 8, in the Kuenzel Room of the Michigan Union, in conjunction with the Inter-university Consortium for Political and Social Research’s Official Representative conference. The Data Seal of Approval is an initiative to provide basic certification to data repositories. Receiving the DSA signifies that data are being safeguarded in compliance with community standards and will remain accessible into the future. The DSA and its quality guidelines are relevant to researchers, organizations that archive data, and users of the data. Topics will include:
- Information on the Data Seal of Approval, including how to apply for the DSA
- The World Data System and how it compares with the DSA
- Case studies
- The Research Data Alliance (RDA) work on certification
Speakers will include experts from the field of digital preservation. The full DSA conference program can be found here: http://www.datasealofapproval.org/?q=node/92 Attendance at the DSA Conference 2013 is free of charge. Please register at http://icpsr2013dsa.eventbrite.com/. All DSA participants are also invited to attend the ICPSR Biennial Meeting of Official Representatives taking place October 9-11. You can register for that meeting at the above link as well. The meeting program is available at: http://www.icpsr.umich.edu/icpsrweb/content/membership/or/ormeet/workshops.html.